Karen Gillan, 29, is a Scottish actress and director. She is best known for the role of Amy Pond in the BBC series Doctor Who, Nebula in the Marvel franchise Guardians of the Galaxy and as a starring role in the upcoming Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle.
Gillan began her career in entertainment as a model with the goal of breaking into the acting world.
Gillan’s early television acting career included guest appearances on numerous drama series, with her first role being in an episode of Rebus, a role she obtained while still at Italia Conti. Gillan then undertook a two-year stint as a member of the ensemble cast of the sketch comedy series The Kevin Bishop Show, in which she played multiple characters including celebrities such as Katy Perry and Angelina Jolie. Several more TV roles followed, including a juicy stint on the popular show Doctor Who.
Her most mainstream role is undoubtedly Nebula in the two Guardians of the Galaxy films. She also starred alongside Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, Kevin Hart and Jack Black in the Jumanji reboot, Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle.
Gillan also reprised her role as Nebula in the massively hyped Avengers: Infinity War and proved to be an integral part of the story, playing the adopted daughter of the Mad Titan Thanos. She is certainly on the come up in the acting world and her career is really only beginning, so be on the lookout for where she heads next.
Take a look at some of her best and hottest photos below.